Old Tales from Old Navy: The Broken Door

What follows is a tale from a long ago time when I worked retail for a small business known as Old Navy. What you are about to read is mostly true-ish. There are a lot of stupid people out there. Maybe stupid is the wrong word. I should probably just say ignorant. Because the people … Continue reading Old Tales from Old Navy: The Broken Door

Working Late

This is a tale of Christmas past. It's a story from a once upon a time when I worked retail at the Old Navy. Most of what follows is true. Some of it is an exaggeration. The store stayed open later during the holidays to accommodate shoppers who were unable to get their shopping done … Continue reading Working Late

The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

I know. You just read that title and thought, "This guy's such a Grinch!" But I'm really not. I love Christmas. I might not get as into the holiday spirit as a lot of people do, but I certainly don't sit around thinking of ways to ruin Christmas for everyone around me. There are just … Continue reading The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

New Tales from Old Navy: Again with the Bad Parenting

Just when I think for sure that I've met the most obnoxious child in existence, someone would bring their kid into my store and prove me wrong. I'm (sort of) exaggerating. Honestly, it's not so much the kids that I had an issue with. It was their parents. Unless you're new to this blog, you've … Continue reading New Tales from Old Navy: Again with the Bad Parenting

Things I Learned While Working Retail

I worked in the world of retail for a couple years after moving to the New River Valley. It was a dirty job, but it was a necessity. That extra paycheck was needed to help make ends meet. Over the course of my first few months working part-time, I made some observations. They include, but … Continue reading Things I Learned While Working Retail